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Civil Litigation Section

Members get free access to two half-day conferences and four one-hour webinars per year, plus discounted entry to other Section and Law Society events

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Drafting witness statements from the perspective of a Barrister (8 December)

A case may be won or lost on the strength of the witness evidence and the performance of the witness at trial.

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Commercial litigation update 2017 (30 October)

Join this webinar for an update on key developments for commercial litigators over the past 12 months.

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A whole new world for travel – the Package Travel Regulations 2017 (18 October)

Be prepared for the new package travelling regulations which will be effective from 1 January 2018.  

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Part 36 masterclass - 2017 edition (23 May 2017)

Participants will benefit by hearing about the latest developments from the man who chaired the 2015 re-write of Part 36 and who is responsible for the White Book commentary. This Section is inclusive of Civil Litigation Section membership.

All Inclusive Section webinars

We offer a number of webinars at a 20% discount for Section members, on topics of relevance to civil litigators

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Webinar: New SRA regime, CPD and continuing competence - what do you need to know? (24 June 2016)

The new SRA regulations on continuing professional development for solicitors have changed, and you will have to complete an annual declaration that you have undertaken enough learning and development to remain competent. This webinar, offered at a 20 per cent discount to Advocacy Section members, will give you an in-depth understanding of how to start planning now for continuing competence. 

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Webinar: Advanced guide to unbundling legal services - implementation and delivery toolkit (10 October 2016)

View this webinar and discover how to build a successful strategy to implement unbundled legal services, including assessing the benefits of unbundling, developing a marketing strategy to promote the advantages to clients and internally, and learn risk management techniques. 

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Discounted civil litigation webinars 2015

The Law Society offers a number of civil justice-related webinars at a 20% discount to Section members

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Commercial litigation conference 2017 (16 October, London)

This event is focused on commercial litigation and costs, and will examine the latest developments in relation to key issues such as budgeting, proportionality, and the extension of fixed costs. 

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Civil Litigation Section renewals

Benefits of Membership*

The Civil Litigation Section will provide you with support, advice, networking opportunities and enable the sharing of best practice with peers.

The current Section Engagement Programme has been created in consultation with the Section Committee and will focus on key issues including:

  • Costs
  • Budgeting and Management
  • Court Fees
  • Access to Justice
  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Profitability
  • Clinical Negligence
  • Fixed Costs
  • J Codes
  • Adjudication
  • PIcARBS
  • Service
  • Jurisdiction
  • Consumer Protection
  • Rome II

These issues will be addressed through a range of activities including: Seminars, Workshops, Webinars, Conferences, E-Newsletters, Magazine, Twitter.


*See Section terms and conditions

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